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Touring exhibitions available from the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland

The Public Record Office of Northern (PRONI) has several travelling exhibitions that local museums can borrow.

07 June 2019

 

The Public Record Office of Northern (PRONI) has several travelling exhibitions that are available to borrow.  Currently, Through the Keyhole: Uncovering Prison Stories Through Archives is showing in Carrckfergus Castle.  Young and Mackenzie, Architects of Ulster, Surviving the City: Poverty and Public Health in Belfast and, From the Medieval to the Modern: Reformation, Transformation and Continuity are touring around Libraries NI venues.  PRONI’s most recent exhibition Plantations in Ulster, 1600-41 is now on display at the Guildhall in Derry~Londonderry where it will remain until the end of June and then travel to various libraries.  Plantations in Ulster, 1600-41 was curated to coincide with the 400th anniversary of the Derry Walls and the exhibition has been produced in conjunction with Historic Environment Division (part of the Department for Communities) and showcases some of PRONI’s oldest documents alongside images drawn from the resources of the National Monuments and Buildings Record for Northern Ireland.

PRONI also receives exhibitions. During May and June, Derry City and Strabane Museum and Visitor Service, has been displaying a volume of water colours which is part of their wider ‘Collecting Art’ exhibition. The volume is on loan from the Tower Museum in Derry~Londonderry and is part of an initiative to make public art that is held in storage more accessible to the public.

 If you are interested in borrowing a PRONI exhibition, or lending an object from your collection or an exhibition to PRONI, please contact: proni@communities-ni.gov.uk.